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Plant family: alliaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the alliaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Allium 'Oma' ornamental onionperennial
Allium aflatunense Persian onionperennial bulb (Z5-9) purple clusters, early summer18"
Allium atropurpureum perennial purple
Allium beesianum perennial (Z4) blue (mid-late summer)8"
Allium caesium perennial blueto 24"
Allium carinatum ssp. pulchellum keeled garlicperennial (Z3-9) pink20"
Allium carolinianum perennial pink
Allium cepa var. proliferum Egyptian walking onionperennial bulb white30"
Allium cernuum nodding onionperennial (Z4-10) white-deep pink (summer)1-2'
Allium cristophii star of Persiaperennial bulb (Z5-9) purple (mid-spring)2-3'
Allium daghestanicum perennial pale pink (August)18"
Allium falcifolium perennial (Z5-9) purple (late spring)2-5"
Allium flavum yellow onionperennial bulb yellow clusters (summer)12"
Allium heldreichii perennial pale pink
Allium humile perennial bulb white
Allium hyalinum glassy onionperennial white or pink (summer)20"
Allium karataviense Turkestan onionperennial (Z4-9) white (late spring)4-10"
Allium kermesinum crimson leek; kamnik leekperennial red (aug-sep)
Allium macranthum perennial pink to purple (summer)
Allium moly lily leek; golden garlicperennial (Z3-9) yellow (late spring)9-18"
Allium porrum leekperennial white (June)4'
Allium rosenbachianum perennial pink
Allium saxatile stone leekperennial pink
Allium schmidtii pink
Allium schoenoprasum chivesperennial pink (spring)2'
Allium schubertii tumbleweed onionperennial bulb (Z3-9) pink18"
Allium senescens broadleaf chivesperennial (Z5) pink (mid-late summer)8"
Allium sikkimense Sikkim onionperennial blue (summer)
Allium sphaerocephalon drumstick alliumperennial bulb (Z4-9) purple (early summer)3'
Allium stellatum prairie onionperennial (Z3-8) pink (summer)12-18"
Allium tanguticum lavender globe lilyperennial lavender-purple (early summer)18-20"
Allium texanum Texas onionperennial (Z5-9) white15"
Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa' fall onionperennial (Z4-8) pink (fall)8-10"
Allium triquetrum three-cornered garlicperennial white/green (June)
Allium tuberosum garlic chivesperennial (Z4-8) white12-24"
Allium vineale 'Hair' perennial
Leucocoryne purpurea 'Andes' glory of the sunperennial bulb (Z8b) purple (winter)12-20"
Nectaroscordum siculum ssp. bulgaricum Sicilian honey lilyperennial bulb (Z5-10) purple (late spring)4'
Nothoscordum andinum perennial (tender?)
Nothoscordum bivalve crow poison, false garlicperennial (Z5-11) white (spring and fall)12"
Tulbaghia violacea society garlicperennial (Z7-10) lavender (summer)12-24"

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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